Banbridge Enterprise Centre
October 28, 2021
8:30 am
Scarva Road Industrial Estate, Banbridge
ABC Business Network
Banbridge Enterprise Centre
Matthew Dawson, County Down Outlook at ABC Business Network

Due to the current government advice on public meetings, ABC Business Network meetings will be in hybrid form, with a maximum of 12 people attending in person and the rest will be on Zoom and is open to everyone.  

ABC Business Network has always been an informal place to meet and talk about your business. We continue that tradition in the hybrid model.


Welcome from Chairperson, Turan Mirza

Brief elevator pitch from each attendee (30 - 60 seconds)

Why marketing yourself in your local paper is important with guest speaker Matthew Dawson (County Down Outlook)

Breakout rooms to chat with members and attendees (time permitting)


Matthew Dawson, County Down Outlook

Matthew started his career in 2010 with the County Down Outlook as news journalist and sports editor. He moved to the Tyrone Courier in Dungannon, one of Northern Ireland's largest weekly newspapers, in 2012. He progressed to be Deputy Editor there from 2017 to 2020. He returned to County Down Outlook as Editor in September 2020, overseeing 11 per cent increase in sales in first 12 months.

Topics for discussion:

- What are editors looking for in an article submitted by a business?

- How do you give yourself the best chance of seeing your article included?

- Why marketing yourself in your local paper is important.

Spaces are limited by Zoom so arrive early to ensure your place.  You can join the meeting from 08:15am onwards to allow for a prompt start at 8:30am.  

For further information on this event contact Turan Mirza, Chair of ABC Business Network

Email:  chair@abcbusinessnetwork.org

Tel:      07753 23 41 77

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